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the press, athena, Oregon, November 29, 1929
As it Should
SEE MY LINE OP
WORKING MEN'S SHOES
A. J. Garner
J, D. Huggins will have
charge of the Shell gas and
: oil sales at the Hoffman
Garage and solicits a part of
You get more per dollar at a
Red C& White Store
The Red & White chain grocery group was organized for the
express purpose of giving you more for your money than you
have ever enjoyed before. .This will be quickly proven to you
once you start trading here regularly.
Remember! Snow, Rain or Shine We Deliver
Red C& White Super-Specials
Saturday and Monday
1 tin B & M Beans and 1 tin B & M Brown Bread
Gebhard's Chili Con Carne
3 for 47c
Happy Home Minced Clams
3 for 79c
Wesson Oil, Quarts
Liptons Tea AJb.
Serv-Us Orange Marriialade, 16 oz.
2 for 49c
Red & White Jell Dessert Asst. 12 pkgs
Serv-Us Tomato Soup
3 for 25c
Boston Butts 3 to 7 lbs. Size per lb.
Carnation Oats, China
Standard Theatre, tomorrow night.
Mrs. C. M. Eager was a Walla Wal
la visitor, Monday.
Stores and business houses in Ath
ena will remain closed all day to
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Cornell and lit
tle son spent the week-end with
friends at Lowden, Washington.
Mr. and Mrs. Lisle Gray and chil
dren visited at the home of Mrs.
Gray's parents at Harvard, Idaho.
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Pinkertoh spent
Thanksgiving at the home of Mrs.
Pinkerton's parents at Genessee,
Chase Garfield hauled a couple of
loads of good wood from the Moun
tains last week, . making the trip by
The Weston Leader reports the
marriage of Miss Ruth Alderman of
Weston, and Harold Thomas of Port
land, at Pendleton, Friday, November
The Athena Study club will meet
tomorrow afternoon at the home of
Mrs. Lew. McNair instead of Mrs.
Kershaw as was announced in last
The play which is to be given for
the benefit of the Wauna Campfire
group, is being directed by Mrs.
Blatchford, and rehearsals are being
held at this time.
Herman Hoffman is removing
storage articles in his warehouse, ad
joining the Hoffman Garage, pre
paratory to reeciving a carload of
Case farm machinery.
Mrs. Minnie Willaby has been ser
iously ill jit her home this week. She
has been visited by her sons Virgil
and Clyde and their families, from
the Freewater district.
Mrs. Harden is slightly improved
after having a relapse last week. She
is enjoying a visit with all her family,
her daughters and families being with
her for Thanksgiving.
Mr. and Mrs. George Banister are
here from Bend. They will return
to their home there, Sunday. A large
number of men have been laid off
lately in the mills at Bend.
Athena schools will be closed
Thursday and Friday in observance
of Thanksgiving. Superintendent
Coad will spend the holiday period
with his family at LaGrande.
Mrs. Proebstel of Portland, who
visited at the home of Mrs. M. M.
Johns, left Sunday with her daugh
ter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Ayres, for their home at Wallula.
Bryce Baker received a letter from
Dorsey Kretzer this week, written
from Cleveland, Ohio. Dorsey is with
an advertising firm, and has several
men working under his supervision.
When football wagers were paid
in Athena Saturday evening those
who had lost on California, came in
for a lot of joshing by the winners
on the Stanford team. Radio room
was crowded here by listeners-in on
the games during the afternoon.
Mrs. Joseph Sheard has returned
from a visit at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Mamie McDowell, in
La Grande. Mrs. McDowell, who has
been in ill health for some time is
rapidly improving and is now on the
road to perfect health restoration.
The phra$e Tv
Graduated to Camels" originated
with Camel smoker. It expresses
the experience oi millions who
through Camels have learned
to know real imokinf pleasure
As taste in smoking develops, it naturally leads toward better quality.
New smokers may not be critical but when they once experience the true
mildness and surpassing fragrance of the Camel blend, they realize that
here is a real superiority. It is for smokers of such discernment that Camels
are made . . . for them the choicest tobaccos are selected . . . and this qual
ity is maintained for the millions who know genuine smoking pleasure.
when they learn the difference
they flock to
1929, B. J. Rynold Tokiwa
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Millard Kelly spent Monday and
Tuesday at Walla Walla.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Coppock
spent last week-end visiting in Uma
tilla. The M. I. Miller family spent
Thanksgiving with relatives at Endi
cott, Washington. ,
Mrs. E. J. Burchill has been a guest
of her daughter, Mrs. C. M. Eager
and family this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Verne Dudley are
down from Dayton, spending Thanks
giving with ttier home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dixon were over,
from Walla Walla Sunday and spent
the day at the- Geissel home.
The Rebekah lodge and the Odd
fellow lodge will join and give a pot
luck dinner the night of December 16.
Mr. and Mrs. M. I. Miller and two
sons, spent Sunday at the Pendleton
home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilson.
Justin Harwood is putting a fresh
coat of paint on the front of the Ath
ena Garage; colors, red, white and
Mrs. Mable Poague, who spent last
week at the home of Mrs. Bert Logs
don has returned to her home in Med
ford. ; Bill Wheatley may leave soon for
his home in Utah, to remain until
after the holidays, visiting with relatives.
The best parsnips and carrots you
ever saw at Donald McFadyen's.
Parsnips 3 cents and carrots 2 cents
Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Taylor and
children are spending the Thanks
giving holiday in Vale at the home of
Mrs. D. A. Clore. . ';
Mrs. Bert Ramsay has returned
from her visit to her sister at Condon.
Mrs. Ramsay is reported to be gaining
in health, recently.
The dog poisoner has again made
his appearance in Athena. "Rags,"
Artie Kilgore's dog, was the first
victim of the poisoner.
Bert Logsdon is getting his elevator
equipment in running order to handle
a carload of Nebraska corn, which he
will feed to his beef cattle.
Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Harder and
little daughter, Mary Jane, and Roy
DeFreece, were Sunday visitors at the
Frank DeFreece home in Athena.
Raymond Banister drove over from
his home near Weston, Wednesday,
and took back with him a fine, new
Universal range, purchased at the
Rogers & Goodman store.
J. D. Huggins, who operates the
service station at the Hoffman Garage
has added a stock of Shell products.
Mr. Huggins reports that his busi
ness is gradually increasing.
It was reported last week that Til
Beckner Jiad lost a, part of his potato
crop by freezing. Mr. Beckner had
some potatoes to freeze all right, but j
they were "Culls, sacked for hog feed, j
Miss Pearl Ramsay entertained Mr.
and Mrs. Harold Maloney of Pendle
ton; Mr. and Mrs. John Hill of
Adams; Dr. Geyer and Dr. Cowan of
Walla Walla and Miss Lois Mclntyre
at dinner, Sunday evening.
Louie Bergevin was in town Tues
day morning". He wa3 accompanied
here from his stock ranch by Mrs.
Bergevin, who -took a ntotor stage to
Pendleton, enroute to Seattle where
she will visit one of her daughters.
Miss Hilda Dickenson who has been
taking medical treatment at Walla
Walla for several weeks, contemplates
returning to Arlington, Sunday, to re
sume her position as chief operator
of the telephone exchange in that city.
Mr. and Mrs. Dowd were guests
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. C.
Rogers, Sunday. Mr. and Mr3. Dowd
have moved from their farm near
Washtucna, Washington, to Pasco,
where they -recently purchased a
W. E. Campbell and son Will have
been at Bingham Springs for over
a week where they are working on the
Campbell Bummer home there. The
cottage is constructed of logs, has a
fireplace and ether advantages of
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Dudley will take
their departure soon for California,
where they will spend the winder
months. They will be accompanied
as far as Sacramento by Mrs. De
Peatt, who will spend the winter there
at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Pythian Lodge No.- 29, K. of P.,
will nominate an elect officers for
the ensuing year at. a meeting to be
held Thursday avening, December 5.
All members of the lodge are earnest
ly requested to be present and partici
pate in thi nominations and election.
Stultz & Carney, mule Duyers irom
Grand Island, Nebraska, shipped out
the third carload of mules from Ath
ena, over the Union Pacific, Sunday
night A fourth carload, which is ex
pected to clean up the mules in the
Athena district for some time to como,
will be shipped out later.
Mignonette Rebekah lodge held in
itiation Tuesday night, when five
candidates were taken in. The can
didates were Mrs. Edna Mclntyre,
Mrs. Twilla Campbell, Mrs. Alma
Cornell, Miss Itol Schubert and Miss
Lois Smith. About sixth-hve memoers
were present for the 6:30 banquet,
thirty-one of this number coming
from Freewater and had charge of the
The special musical program at the
Christian church Sunday night, ob
tervintr Thanksgiving, was well at
tended, Reverend Dow and his con-
irreMtlon of the uapusi cnurcn
augmenting tha congregation. The
Choir gave goo4 program, wun
reading by Mrs. Eager, and Mrs, Si as
gave a splendid address. This morn
ing at 8 o'clock, an early Thanks
giving service was held at the Bap
Maxwell House Coffee
3-lb. Can '
Airy Fairy Cake Flour
Eegular 50c Package ..
Just the thing for Soups, package 5c
Fresh Vegetables Daily
thena Department Store
Local hunters have killed a few
ducks on Greasewood so far this fall.
However, it will require stormy
weather to drive in the wild fowl
from the north in worthwhile num
bers. Adarene, little daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. C. E. Fisk of Dry Creek, who
was badly injured when an automo
bile struck her, is reported to be im
proving satisfactorily at the General
Hospital in Walla Walla. Fortunate
ly no internal injuries developed, the
major injury being a broken leg at
The Athena Press is issued a duy
early this week so that the force may
enjoy Thanksgiving along with other
folks who have contracted the habit
of observing a holiday once in a
vhile. The editor and his better
half will go to Portland to eat tur
key with a flock of relatives who have
promised them a good time. over the
A number of Athena fans and mem
bers of the Athena high school foot
ball team will go to Walla Walla, to
day, Thursday, to witness the game
between Willamette University, and
"Nig" Borleske's Whitman Mission
aries. It will nrove to be an inter
esting game, as neither team has
been defeated in a conference game
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Thompson came
over from Weiser, Idaho, last week
on business matters. Mrs. Thompson
spent part of the time with relatives
at Heppner. Mr. Thompson sold his
Morrow county wheat crop to the
Farmers Grain Elevator company of
this city. The grain is in storage
in Morrow county, and brought $1.05
per bushel, net.
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